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2.098 Km
2 hour 30 min
Velana Intl. Airport

Transportation to Ahmedabad Airport from the City Center

You can get to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport from Ahmedabad city center by using the means of public transportation. Four different bus routes carry passengers to the airport. Since buses are very crowded, you can rent a car or rent a car if you want a more comfortable means of transportation. Since the buses can be very crowded, you can prefer getting on a taxi or renting a car if you want a more comfortable travel.


You can always find a taxi in the city center. However, you should remember that most taxis don’t have a taximeter. Make sure to bargain and agree with the driver about the fare before getting on the taxi. For a reliable taxi, you can ask for help from your hotel. You can travel from Ahmedabad city center to the airport by paying approximately 300 INR. The travel lasts about 20 minutes.

Car Rental        

There are many car rental companies in the city center and most of them are local companies. Driving in the city can sometimes be difficult for foreigners since Ahmedabad traffic is busy most of the time and many drivers do not obey the traffic rules. For this reason, tourists are generally advised to rent a car with a driver. If you will still drive the car yourself for going to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, you should cross over the Sabarmati River and then follow the Airport Road after driving northward along the river. You can reach the airport in approximately 20 minutes.


Bus routes are operated by both municipality and private companies in Ahmedabad. There are four bus routes carrying passengers to the airport. You can get to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport by using the bus routes 105 and 101 departing from Lal Darwaja Bus Station or the bus routes 16 and 06 departing from the main railway station. The travel lasts about 20 minutes under normal traffic conditions. Since the buses can be very crowded, passengers with heavy luggage aren’t advised to use the bus option.

Airport Information

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, which was built in 1937 and has been organizing international flights since 1992, is located about 9 kilometers north of the city center. The airport offer service to both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar regions.

At the airport, there are various stores and duty-free shops as well as the areas where handmade local products are sold. There are various cafes and restaurants if you want to eat something while you are waiting for your flight. The airport also has 2 separate lounges for a more comfortable waiting process.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016

Transportation to Male (Maldives) City Center from Airport

Male Airport is located in Hulhule Island, close to Male, the capital of Maldives. It is the largest and most important international airport in the country.  Male Airport is, at the same time, Maldives's only international airport, and it is able to attract tourists to the islands from all over the world.

Male Airport, which has only one highway, also has sections built on the sea. For this reason, Male Airport, covering a very large area, is providing a pleasant and comfortable time to its passengers with many services.

The transport from Male Airport to the city center and other areas in the Maldives is provided with different transportation options. We can list the transportation options that can be preferred in Maldives where both air and sea transportation is used, thanks to the geographical location, as speedboat, sea plane and airport ferry.


With the speedboats called Dhoni, you can go quickly to the capital Male. It is only 10 minutes to the capital city center, which is only 1 km away from the airport. Dhonis can also be used for other purposes including showing around to special guests and daily explorations.

Sea Plane

Male Airport, which has the largest sea plane aircraft in the world, has two companies, namely Trans Maldivian Airways and Maldivian Air Taxi, which provide this service. While traveling with the sea planes, one of the most comfortable options, you can also have the opportunity to see the magnificent scenery of the Maldives.

Airport Ferry

Another vehicle that will allow you to travel between Male Airport and Male capital is the ferry. You can reach the center of the capital, Male, after a 10 minute ride with the ferry that Male Airport is holding ready for its passengers. The ferries, those almost serve 24 hours, depart from the airport every 10 minutes.

Last Updated: 08 May 2017

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For Ahmedabad-Male (Maldives) flights, you can use Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Velana Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Ahmedabad-Male (Maldives) and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Ahmedabad-Male (Maldives) is 2098 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 30 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Ahmedabad-Male (Maldives) flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Ahmedabad-Male (Maldives) flights is Tuesday.

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